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International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality (2018)
Journal Article
Ploner, J. (2018). International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality. Journal of Research in International Education, 17(2), 164-178. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475240918786690

With the increasing mobility of international students to UK universities, the appropriate facilitation of their transition remains a critical issue in terms of higher education practice and research. Much existing research and practice is characteri... Read More

Tourism at the Olympic Games: Visiting the world (2016)
Book
(2016). Tourism at the Olympic Games: Visiting the world. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315674773

Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and de... Read More

Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia (2016)
Journal Article
Naef, P., & Ploner, J. (2016). Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 14(3), (181-188). doi:10.1080/14766825.2016.1180802. ISSN 1476-6825

Although, historically, there have always been travellers crossing the Balkan Peninsula, Todorova (1994 Todorova, M. (1994). The Balkans: From discovery to invention. Slavic Review, 53, 453–482. doi: 10.2307/2501301) notes that early travellers were... Read More

Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK (2015)
Journal Article
Ploner, J. (2017). Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK. Mobilities, 12(3), (425-444). doi:10.1080/17450101.2015.1087761. ISSN 1745-0101

Whilst research into the changing landscape of the UK Higher Education (HE) has produced a burgeoning literature on ‘internationalisation’ and ‘transnational student mobility’ over the past few years, still fairly little is known about international... Read More